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WordPress 4.9 Preview

By Gail Randolph | Oct 26, 2017

WordPress 4.9 is on the horizon, with an expected release date of Nov. 14. The release brings upgrades to the customizer, new widgets and even easier coding options for developers. Read on to find out more about the exciting updates below. The most current version of WordPress 4.8.2 was released Sept. 19. The release addressed and…

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EU Personal Data Laws Online

How to Protect Personal & Payment Data And Avoid Fines

By Roy Randolph | Sep 25, 2017

How much is your privacy and personal information worth to you? For hackers, that number is about $41.47/per hour profit totaling over $110 billion since 2010 (according to password app company, Keeper). $110 billion with a “b” – that’s how much hackers have stolen in just 7 years by breaking into databases and selling personal…

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Karthost Services Page

Ta Da ~ It’s Here! Announcing the New KartHost.com

By Gail Randolph | Sep 21, 2017

Have you visited our site lately? Notice anything, let’s say a little different? After months of sprucing, simplifying and streamlining, we are excited to announce the launch of our brand new website that we built from the ground up using Beaver Builder. First time visitor to our site? Well, welcome! If you’re looking for a…

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Online Seller Taxes

For Online Sellers: Sales and Income Tax Amnesty Program

By Gail Randolph | Aug 18, 2017

The Multistate Tax Commission (MTC) recently unveiled an amnesty program which will allow some online sellers to waive any previous tax liability, including interest and penalties, in states they have a sales tax nexus with. Twenty four states are currently participating in the the MTC National nexus amnesty program, which runs from August 17 –…

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Don't Get Hacked

How Not To Get Hacked: 4 Things Hackers Don’t Like

By Amber Brown | Aug 8, 2017

From email attacks phishing for personal information to e-commerce attacks that extract credit card numbers and even ransomware attacks that hold your computer “hostage” until you pay the hacker to release your data – a hack is a hack. A recent survey by Manta found that 87% of small business owners did not feel they were at risk of…

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Results Get Found

How To List Your Home-Based Business Online & Get Found

By Amber Brown | Aug 4, 2017

Thanks to the internet, it’s no longer necessary to open a store front to reach customers. It’s the first place 4 out of 5 consumers turn to when looking for a business or product information. So how do you ensure your web based business is easily found on the web? Here are the first steps…

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Hostage Wire

Don’t Let Your Website Get Taken Hostage

By Amber Brown | Aug 4, 2017

“Hiring a web partner is an important decision.  When choosing the team that will handle your web presence,  you should ask yourself three things: Are they honest? Are they easily accessible? Do they really care about your business?” – Gail Randolph After 23 years of web presence, one of the most popular websites in the…

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Upgrade Your Browser Today

By Amber Brown | Jun 27, 2017

WordPress version 4.8 recently became available for download, and along with the newest release, came the announcement WordPress will no longer be supporting Internet Explorer (IE) versions 8, 9 & 10. While some capabilities will still be available to wp-admins working within these old browsers, new features and upgrades will no longer be available. That means…

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